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Critical Response Handout

Digital Asset Published 9/10/14 Last updated on 5/16/18

Young people need to be encouraged to think deeply about their own work and the works of others, to provide useful feedback and critique, and to continually explore how to improve upon works so that they can have the greatest impact on their intended audience. The Critical Response Technique is one way to help foster this reflective approach. This Critical Response Handout can be used by youth to help guide them through the process when viewing media and giving feedback.

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Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/22/18 2:30:38 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing

Valerie Agramonte

Posted on 12/7/14 3:55:04 AM Permalink

Great resource! I like how the "Questions for the Artist" and "Viewer Critique and Opinion" sections gave an example of how to constructively ask questions and give opinions.

d McCall

Posted on 12/3/14 9:53:02 PM Permalink

Thanks- very methodic and diplomatic.

Moza Al-Muqbali

Posted on 11/27/14 10:06:14 AM Permalink

very useful and guided stuff

Ana Bettencourt

Posted on 11/25/14 4:20:54 AM Permalink

Will come in handy.

Mauricio Figueroa

Posted on 11/18/14 2:10:11 PM Permalink

Great, thanks again for the useful handout, these guides are so useful I actually keep asking if there is any way to get some physic ones? it'll be very handy thought. cheers.

James Denby

Posted on 11/16/14 8:12:48 AM Permalink

This is a great format for giving/getting feedback on any kind of project. It's a bit of a reach with younger students (the ones I teach) but still useful.

Alisha Crawford

Posted on 11/11/14 2:49:52 PM Permalink

Love that the critique handout asks viewers to frame statements to offer to help improve the work as this requires more in depth thinking to help solve the problem. Nice

Amruta K

Posted on 11/11/14 6:04:14 AM Permalink

Very useful stuff.


Posted on 11/6/14 8:33:00 PM Permalink

Great stuff!

Megha Arora

Posted on 11/5/14 10:24:50 AM Permalink

Thanks, Very helpful.

Bhuvana Sriram

Posted on 11/4/14 4:59:36 PM Permalink

Helpful feedback sheet and will help the students for improving their project.

Stella Maris Berdaxagar

Posted on 11/2/14 11:49:46 AM Permalink

Good checklist! It reminds me of a " ladder of feedback guide" we had to apply in a training course.

Konstantin Koehler

Posted on 10/15/14 4:49:00 PM Permalink

Great help for the students to give feedback!